2014 Sochi athlete spotlight - Louie Vito

Louie Vito erupted onto the snowboarding scene in 2005 and has stayed on top ever since. Training for the Olympics, competing around the world, and winning over the hearts of America on Dancing With the Stars, Louie is exceptional at all he does.




Vito has won four of the past five U.S. Grand Prix Overall Championships, four X Games medals, two Winter Dew Tour Cup Overall titles and has made the podium at seventeen of the last twenty major contests since the 2010 Olympics. With his remarkable presence in the halfpipe and endeavors off the mountain, he has cemented his place as one of the greatest snowboarders of his generation.




In 2013 Vito continued to prove his competitiveness in a consistently stacked field of male halfpipe riders. Taking third at the Grand Prix in Copper and a win at X Games Tignes with his exceptional halfpipe run, Vito has proven he is ready for the Olympic Games next February in Russia.

— US Snowboarding

Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Louie Vito of USA about to drop in during Men's Snowboard Superpipe Practice during the X Games Aspen 2013 at Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado on January 23, 2013 // Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito of USA about to drop in during Men's Snowboard Superpipe Practice during the X Games Aspen 2013 at Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado on January 23, 2013 // Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito of USA about to drop in during Men's Snowboard Superpipe Practice during the X Games Aspen 2013 at Buttermilk in Aspen, Colorado on January 23, 2013 // Christian Pondella/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito and coach JJ Thomas ride a snowmobile, at Copper Mountain, CO, USA, on 16 January 2013 // Jeff Brockmeyer/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito and coach JJ Thomas ride a snowmobile, at Copper Mountain, CO, USA, on 16 January 2013 // Jeff Brockmeyer/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito and coach JJ Thomas ride a snowmobile, at Copper Mountain, CO, USA, on 16 January 2013 // Jeff Brockmeyer/Red Bull Content Pool
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito on the halfpipe. Red Bull content.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait during the Red Bull athlete summit for the McConkey North American tour premier in Squaw Valley, CA, USA on 5th of October, 2013.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait during the Red Bull athlete summit for the McConkey North American tour premier in Squaw Valley, CA, USA on 5th of October, 2013.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait during the Red Bull athlete summit for the McConkey North American tour premier in Squaw Valley, CA, USA on 5th of October, 2013.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait
Louie Vito poses for a portrait.
Louie Vito from the United States of America poses for a photograph after his victory at the Superpipe Finals at the X Games in Tignes, France on March 21, 2013.
Louie Vito from the United States of America poses for a photograph after his victory at the Superpipe Finals at the X Games in Tignes, France on March 21, 2013.
Louie Vito from the United States of America poses for a photograph after his victory at the Superpipe Finals at the X Games in Tignes, France on March 21, 2013.
Louie Vito poses for a portrait at an athlete meet and greet prior to Summer X Games 18 in Hollywood, CA, USA on 27 June 2012. // Dan Busta/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito poses for a portrait at an athlete meet and greet prior to Summer X Games 18 in Hollywood, CA, USA on 27 June 2012. // Dan Busta/Red Bull Content Pool
Louie Vito poses for a portrait at an athlete meet and greet prior to Summer X Games 18 in Hollywood, CA, USA on 27 June 2012. // Dan Busta/Red Bull Content Pool
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Portrait of Louie Vito.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.
Louie Vito from the United States of America performs.

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